Decolonization
Globalization
Bonus
100

What is the definition of decolonization?

Decolonization is the process of ending colonial rule and establishing a new government, usually by the indigenous people who were colonized.

100

The interconnection of the world today is often referred to as...

Globalization

100

What does the Gini Index indicate?

Inequality rates in countries

200

What event caused the collapse of the idea of empires?

World War 2

200

What happened in the late 18th century which fueled societies to work in factories and move away from farming? (started the domino effect to globalization)

Industrial Revolution

200

Typically, where are the countries that have the highest Gini Index (highest inequality)

Africa

300

What two continents did post-War decolonization occur?

Africa & Asia

300

Name 3 technologies that have helped advance globalization

Planes

Cell Phones

Computers

Social Media

(non technology) Global organizations- Ex- United Nations

300

Who controlled Indonesia when it was a European colony?

Netherlands- Dutch East Indies

400

Names and describe the 3 main problems with decolonization.

#1 European did not take into account the ethnic groups while splitting up Africa

#2 Newly independent countries had weak economies typically geared toward one industry intended to be exported.

#3 There was a lack of educated citizens to take over running the government

400

Due to Globalization, how has the Global GDP changed since 1965?

How has the percentage of extreme poverty changed since 1980?

Has continually increased

Has steadily decreased

400

In which decade did African nations experience the MOST independence?

Which two countries were never controlled by Europeans?

1960's 

Ethiopia and Liberia

500

What was the most famous nonviolent decolonization?

Who was their leader? What did he believe in?

Who were they gaining independence from?

What was the country split into following their independence?

India

Gandhi- equality, eliminating poverty, non violence/peace.

Great Britain

India & Pakistan

500

Is Globalization good or bad for the world? Explain 5 reasons to support your answer

Positives- Interconnectedness, decreased poverty, increased technology, more opportunities for poor, higher wages for foreign workers, costs of good decreased.

Negatives- Deforestation, global warming, high skilled laborers losing jobs, child labor, increased terrorism

500

How are decolonization & globalization connected?

Make a critical argument!

Example- decolonization led to many developed countries gaining their independence. Many of those countries struggled due to a lack of education and economy. Due to globalization many of those same countries are starting to increase their GDP by joining the global market, and are substantially decrease their poverty

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